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BCT Program Support Officer

Organisation / Entity: Environment and Heritage Group
Job category:
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Projects
Job location:
  • Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Job reference number: 531011
Work type: Full-Time
Total remuneration package: Environment Officer Class 4
Closing date: 02/10/2023 - 11:55 PM


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  • Program Support Officer
  • Temporary full-time opportunity (2 years)
  • Various office locations (Gunnedah, Inverell, Armidale) within Northern Inland region or other locations within the region by negotiation and availability, with hybrid working options
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $82,159 to $91,610 + super


The Biodiversity Conservation Trust has an exciting opportunity for a Program Support Officer to support our Northern Inland Regional Team. The role entails delivering high quality contract management and business support services in a fast-paced, outcome focussed environment. In addition, you will have the chance to provide essential administrative support to the Northern Inland Regional Team.


About You

We are looking for someone with exceptional administrative and customer service skills who:

  • Has experience in a project coordination or business support role.
  • Has experience in administration and customer service.
  • Has the ability to maintain accurate program information including data entry, records management, and reporting.
  • Possesses expertise in utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Word and Excel.
  • Can plan and prioritise work in a high-volume business environment to support geographically dispersed multi-functional team/s and programs with geographically dispersed customers.


Essential Requirements

Experience in a project coordination or business support role, demonstrating administration and customer service skills.


For more information read the full Role Description: Program Support Officer


About Us

The Biodiversity Conservation Trust is a small, focussed agency with a clear statutory mission and functions. We manage over 2,000 existing long-term agreements with landholders by actively supporting them to protect biodiversity on their land, and we have funded strategies to grow private land conservation. We have an important statutory role as part of delivering conservation outcomes under the NSW Biodiversity Offsets Scheme.

We are a group of motivated staff delivering high-integrity biodiversity outcomes in NSW, under the direction of a strong statutory Board. A majority of staff are regionally based and we value respectful, collaborative culture internally and with our stakeholders


Participation in the NSW Biodiversity Offsets Scheme (BOS) and the BCT’s private land conservation (PLC) programs

All new employees with an existing defined interest in the BOS will be required to disclose their personal (or a close family member’s) participation to ensure potential conflicts are managed appropriately. In some circumstances this may require divestment of the interest.

The BCT also has restrictions on staff participation in its funded PLC programs. No additional funding, beyond that already agreed to by the BCT, may be sought or approved during time as a BCT employee or for a 12-month period following termination of employment.

The Department is committed to protecting the public interest and public trust in the exercise of its functions. These values, together with transparency and accountability, are integral to the administration of the BOS and PLC programs.

If you (or a close family member) participate in the BOS scheme or already hold a funded agreement with the BCT and require further information before submitting your application please contact the hiring manager. The BOS protocol is available publicly here.


To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.


Applications close 2nd October2023 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Frances Wright, Acting Regional Manager on 0408 413 979.

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.


Looking for more information or assistance in applying?


Our Diversity team can assist to:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks


We encourage people with disability to apply. If you have disability and require more information on adjustments and assistance to apply, contact the Diversity team on Diversity@DPIE.nsw.gov.au  (please include reference number).

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander check out Our Mob on Country https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers/our-mob-on-country to see the work we do and get assistance in applying.


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